Anthony Petrello is a well-educated, multitalented individual. He has a B.S. and M.S. in mathematics from Yale. He also has a juris doctor from Harvard Law School and was an attorney for an internationally known law firm. Currently the president, CEO and board chairman of the oil and gas drilling company, Nabors Industries Ltd, Petrello was also America’s highest paid CEO in 2015. On top of all of that, he is also a committed philanthropist who serves as director of Texas Children’s Hospital Incorporated. Plus he is the director of Stewart & Stevenson, LLC and MediaOnDemand.com.
These accomplishments show how far talent, hard work and vision can take a kid from a working-class New Jersey neighborhood. Anthony Petrello has far exceeded what many people expected of him. He long had a talent for math, and many thought his future lay in that field. But through his vision, hard work and good fortune, Petrello has been able to do much more. His willingness to work hard to develop his natural talent for mathematics led to him receiving a scholarship to Yale. His vision made him decide to pursue a law degree from Harvard. His hard work, intelligence and good fortune led to Nabors Industries hiring him away from the New York law firm Brown & McKenzie and more information click here.
Since joining Nabors Industries, Anthony Petrello has shown the ability to quickly grasp the concepts necessary to excel in a new field. Nabors Industries is the largest land-based gas and oil drilling company on the planet. Petrello had no experience in the industry when he joined the company as their COO in 1991. Still, he’s been able to enjoy the spectacular success that led them to pay him $68.2 million in 2015 and make him the highest paid CEO in the country and learn more about Anthony.
But it’s Anthony Petrello’s caring nature that has led him to have a major impact in philanthropy. When his daughter Carena was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, he donated $7 million to Texas Children’s Hospital and helped the to build the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute which helps countless children each year.